Ho Chi Minh - Me Kong Delta 5 Days
Tour code: ST5 - SG5D
Type of tour: Private tour OR Seat-in-Coach (SIC) tour (also known as Group Tour)
Duration: 5 Days 4 Nights
Route: Ho Chi Minh - Cao Dai Temple - My Tho - Ben Tre
Overview:This Mekong Delta trip provides you a look at varieties of the life and scenery on the Mekong River itself as well as on the bank of the river. Start the trip by a drive to Vinh Long, which on the way is green/yellow rice paddy fields stretching towards the horizon.
HO CHI MINH CITY - CAO DAI TEMPLE - CU CHI TUNNEL - MY THO - BEN TRE - HO CHI MINH CITY
(5 Days 4 Nights)
What make this tour so special?
- Ho Chi Minh City Orientation
- Mekong Delta trail
- Ffoating market sightseeing
- Head quarter of Cao Dai religious sightseeing
- Cu Chi Tunnel network exploring
- Day 1 : Ho Chi Minh City
- Day 2 : Ho Chi Minh City - Mekong Delta - Can Tho
- Day 3 : Can Tho - Ho Chi Minh City
- Day 4 : Ho Chi Minh City – Tay Ninh - Cu Chi
- Day 5 : Ho Chi Minh City
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh arrival
Our guide meets you at Tan Son Nhat airport and escorts you to a hotel in the center of Ho Chi Minh city. Free time for fresh up and relax after long journey. Free in Ho Chi Minh in the evening and overnight in hotel in Ho Chi Minh.
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh city tour (Breakfast, Lunch)
AM: Will take you around Ho Chi Minh City from downtown Saigon to Chinatown to get a general view of it as well as its history and culture with stops at Reunification Palace (Ex-Presidential Palace) that was built in 1963 and is well-known as an outstanding example of 1960’s architecture, the War Remmants, the Jade Emperor Pagoda, passing by Notre Dame Cathedral (built in 1877), the General Post Office. It is optional to see Water Puppet show.
PM: In the afternoon you will visit Giac Lam pagoda that was built in 1744 and is regarded as the oldest pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City. You will also see Thien Hau pagoda built in early 19th century, Chinatown, Binh Tay market, Ben Thanh market. With a stop for a while at a lacquer shop, you can buy some gifts for your friends, beloved relative. Finish tour about 16h30
Day 3: Cao Dai Temple – Cu Chi Tunnel (Breakfast, Lunch)
AM: You will visit the Great Temple of Caodaism in Tay Ninh, about 100 km from Ho Chi Minh City. The Temple is built on nine levels that represent nine steps to heaven at which you will see a prayer session at noon. Caodaism is a Vietnamese religion with its philosophy based on Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism and Christianity. Its tenets include believing in one God, the existence of the soul and the ability to communicate with the spiritual world
PM: You will stop for about 2 hours to visit Ben Dinh tunnel, a section of the 200 km-long Cu Chi tunnel network that was built over 2 decades and used as an army base during the Vietnamese-American War. You will be amazed at the tunnels with their underground storeys including trap-door, living areas, storage, weapon factories, field hospitals, kitchen, command centres, etc. You can also fire M-16, AK-47, carbine rifle.
Day 4: Ho Chi Minh - My Tho - Ben Tre (Breakfast, Lunch)
Leaving Ho Chi Minh City, enjoy the scenic journey along the National Highway bordered by green rice fields, stopping to see how the rice is cultivated.
On arrival at My Tho, take a leisurely boat trip to Tortoise Island. Then disembark and go for a gentle stroll through the picturesque orchards. Enjoy lunch on the island, followed by a traditional cock fighting display. (Don't worry, the birds won't get hurt on this occasion).
Return to the water for a relaxing rowing boat ride along a small canal, cruising in the shade of the water coconut trees. Learn about bee-keeping in the delta and sip a refreshing cup of honey tea to the accompaniment of traditional Vietnamese folk music.
Then travel the narrow rural road by horse and cart to visit the coconut candy mill to find out how this delicious confectionery is made and sample the finished product. Return by boat to My Tho and head back to HCM City by bus.
This trip provides a fascinating insight into daily life in the Mekong Delta and you are guaranteed to take home your own private collection of beautiful memories.
Day 5: Ho Chi Minh – See Off (Breakfast)
At leisure until our guide let you to Tan Son Nhat airport for departure hom. End of services
Ho Chi Minh
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Seat-in-coach tours: To join with other people on available daily tours. These tours are fixed itinerary and departure time. It is possible to join in even your group of only 1 or 2 people. Customer do not to find other people to form the group. It is our company duty to gather the tourists for each tour. For these tours, you have to share the coach, boat and tour guide with other tourists who come from different nationalities. The number of people of this group is normally less than 20 persons.
- Twin or triple sharing
- Full meals as indicated in the itinerary.
- Boat trip in Mekong Delta
- Transfer by private A/C vehicle for whole trip
- English- speaking guide (other languages are available upon request)
- Admission fees for all sightseeing places.
- Visa to Vietnam
- International airfare to/ from Vietnam & International airport tax in Vietnam
- Personal insurance
- Expenditure of a personal nature, tips, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, emergency transfers & etc.
- Others which are not mentioned in the inclusion
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